Tag Archive: flowerpot

Nov 02

Spiky pot

spiky pot

This was the second of two pots that I made to try to replicate a pot I got (with plants!) at Lowe’s for less than the cost of the cheap plants inside it. Something about the subdued glaze and repetitive pattern really appealed to me, in a retro mid-century way (which is weird, because I …

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Aug 31

Deep Blue Flowerpot

deep blue flowerpot

 I think I had intended to do some surface decoration on this flowerpot, but the test tiles showed this oasis + clear glaze combination was so reliably beautiful that I decided to just showcase the glaze with a plain surface.

Aug 19

Stencil Slab Pot

 This slab pot, as well as the other one, were great learning experiences. Mostly I learned that slab building is hard. It relies on the slabs being just the right amount of hardness, which is difficult to manage if you’re doing it at a studio you only visit once a week. Too soft, and the …

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Jan 05

Big Striped Flower Pot

big striped flowerpot blemish

My sister was visiting, and we wanted to do a craft project together. I figured we could do glazing, because she doesn’t have a kiln at home. I’d been thinking of doing some glazing, and a week or so earlier I’d added water to all of my low-fire glazes, which had dried out. I had …

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Dec 26

Thorny Pot

thorny pot 1

I bought this pot specifically to re-pot a gardenia plant I have in my front yard.  I thought about using tile mosaics, or glass piece mosaic, but my mosaic-tile production wasn’t coming along fast enough so I decided to glaze it instead. I’m always startled by how patchy the glazes come out.  Even when I …

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